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Sep 23, 2016

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Google Glass Flopped. But Kids With Autism Are Using It to Recognize Emotions

Gabby Warner craved a Google Glass headset when it first became available so she could search the web. But now, she’s using it for a more profound purpose. “It’s helped me to understand some people’s emotions,” says Warner, who has autism. “I can tell when a friend is upset better now than I could...

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Computers That Know How You Feel Will Soon Be Everywhere

Sometime next summer, you’ll be able to watch a horror series that is exactly as scary as you want it to be—no more, no less. You’ll pull up the show, which relies on software from the artificial intelligence startup Affectiva, and tap a button to opt in. Then, while you stare at your iPad, its...

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